Medical Billing and Coding

  • Medical billing photo illustration

This course is designed to educate the health care team member with the mechanics of submission of electronic/paper insurance claim forms and current industry coding for medical office treatments and procedures. Content covered is ICD 10, HCPCS, and Medical Coding.

Prerequisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment in HEA 103 Medical Terminology and/or BIO 150 Human Anatomy & Physiology.

Graduates from this program are very much in demand.

Successful completers of the Medical Coding Certificate Program will be prepared to take the CPC Certification Exam.

6 Credit Hour course, textbooks are included in the course cost.

You Will Learn

  • To work as a member of a health care team within scope of practice

  • Perform within legal and ethical boundaries

  • Recognize patient’s rights and the legal implications of working in health care

  • Recognize professional credentialing criteria

  • Demonstrate knowledge of federal/state health care legislation and regulations

  • To document appropriately and to respond to issues of confidentiality

  • Reimbursement, HIPAA, and Compliance

  • An overview of ICD-10-CM

  • ICD-10-CM Outpatient Coding and Reporting Guidelines

Careers

  • Hospitals

  • Physician offices

  • Long-term care

  • Nursing homes

  • Home health care

Information

  • Spring 2020 Schedule

  • Summer 2020 Schedule

  • Contact the Allied Health Administrative Assistant with any questions, or admission requirement information.

    Bekki Ringle

    785-309-3102

    Bekki.Ringle@salinatech.edu

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